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Falkirk Town Steeple. High Street

A Category A Listed Building in Falkirk, Falkirk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.9992 / 55°59'57"N

Longitude: -3.7842 / 3°47'3"W

OS Eastings: 288824

OS Northings: 679913

OS Grid: NS888799

Mapcode National: GBR 1K.V1TF

Mapcode Global: WH5QZ.VG6R

Entry Name: Falkirk Town Steeple. High Street

Listing Date: 25 October 1972

Category: A

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 372387

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB31178

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Falkirk

County: Falkirk

Town: Falkirk

Electoral Ward: Falkirk South

Traditional County: Stirlingshire

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Description

David Hamilton 1813-14. Classical 140' high, 4 stages,
ashlar, much repaired in stucco: 1st stage 2-storey,
channelled; 2nd stage inset Greek doric angle columns, arched
opening with balustraded apron, pedimented; 3rd stage clock,
splayed angles, panelled pilasters; 4th stage belfry,
octagonal with Ionic columns; octagonal stone spire above.
Ground floor shop, cells above, 4-storey building of 1802-3
which adjoined now removed. Damaged 1927 and repaired, upper
30' of spire rebuilt.

Statement of Interest

Built by Harry Taylor ($1,460); stands on site of earlier

steeple of 1697 which subsided after the erection of the

adjoining 4-storey block by Mr Glen of Forganhall in 1802-3

(since demolished)

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